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August Minnie - Fallen

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Fere-en-Tardenois, France
County: Barnes
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 21, 1918 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company G, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on July 21, 1918.

Buried, Grave 16, Row 29, Block C, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes-et-Nesles, Aisne, France.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND.

Information found in Volume 3, page 2182 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Sannicola, Italy, June, 1891. Citizenship, (not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in Company G, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Valley City, on June 4, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company G, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company G, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 12, 1918; Company D, 26th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Offensive: Aisne-Marne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy). Cited in General Orders No. 1, Headquarters, 1st Division, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., Jan. 1, 1920, for gallantry in action and especially meritorious services. Entitled to wear a silver star.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - January 1, 1920